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News Photographer

Job Number: R10007562
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: Editorial
Location: Oakland, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: February 8, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KTVU is seeking a News ENG Photographer to clearly and creatively record news events and perform ENG operations so the story may be effectively conveyed to the viewers in a complete, factual, timely and professional manner   Must have a professional level of skill in lighting and audio operations in the field.

Operate, service, and maintain in proper working order electronic equipment provided for the execution of assignments.  Must be familiar with ENG technology and microwave transmission in order to carry out live shots.  Must conduct wide range of ENG operations with a clear understanding of safety procedures.

Must be able to edit in the field under pressure and be familiar with non-linear editing.  Seek out and shoot live action, breaking news stories, monitor 2-way radio from newsroom and monitor police scanners for information on news stories.  Drive reporters to the scene of live, breaking news stories and to locations to shoot stories for later use on News programs.  Carry out the instructions of the Assignment Desk and Newsroom Managers.  May occasionally be required to photograph scenes from an airplane or helicopter or fly to an assignment in such an aircraft.   Assignments may include out of market and overnight travel.  Other duties assigned as deemed appropriate and necessary. 

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years of professional News Camera experience is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Candidates must have an excellent driving record.   A professional level of skill in operation of ENG live trucks, ENG field cameras and field editing systems, including non-linear and associated photographic equipment is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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